Rachel Douglas

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5 Beliefs That Will Radically Transform Your Life

For most of my life, I've been chasing success, approval and happiness. I was attracted to shiny objects. Nothing was working. I read new books, …

Positive Thinking

3 DIY Headboards That Totally Transform a Bedroom

These projects are an excuse to try something a bit adventurous. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>A unique and luxurious-looking headboard can instantly make over a space. Our home team shares three suprisingly easy ways to craft your own (in as little as one hour!) plus …

Why You Should Be Looking At Your Vagina On the Regular

Granted, knowing what's normal for you takes a little time. "While there are average lengths, shapes, hues, and variations in symmetry when it comes to the vulva, the truth is there really is no 'normal,'" says Dweck. "The issue is what’s normal for you and whether one is having symptoms of …

2 Moves That Torch 350 Calories

According to the study authors, this new research provides the first evidence that a continuous kettlebell workout can produce the same metabolic cost of moderate intensity treadmill walking (four miles per hour) with a four percent grade. It can also potentially have a positive effect on the …

Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

Then, try your hand some of the at-home exercise routines below. You may never set foot inside a gym again.

9 Quick Fixes For Annoying Renovation Problems

You may not be able to control the larger problems when making over your home, but these little annoyances are easily solved.<p><b>1. Problem:</b> That stubborn layer of wallpaper adhesive that won't come off your wall.<p><b>Fix:</b> You've spent hours peeling away wallpaper but there are still those few spots of glue …

7 Easy Recipe Swaps for Healthier Meals

Cut calories, fat and salt without sacrificing flavor in your cooking and at restaurants.<p>Sometimes not following the recipe can result in a better-for-you dish while being just as tasty. Find out the easiest ways you can turn a regular dish into an extra-healthy one. Plus, get advice on how to make …

3 Evening Habits For Weight Loss

<b>Stop after dinner.</b> It can be easy to mindlessly snack away while you relax, so make an effort to stay aware of why you're reaching for your pantry door. If you're doing it out of habit or because you're bored, try spending more time out of the kitchen or drinking peppermint tea instead of snacking. …

Kettlebell Cardio Workout

The Strength-Training Workout that Doubles as Cardio<p>Combine the two—and get out of the gym faster!<p>Shutterstock<p>Swinging kettlebells doesn't just pump up your biceps. Kettlebell workouts can raise your heart rate enough to count as cardio, according to a small new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and</i> …

6 Moves for Total-Body Toning

Exercise 1 Sumo Lunges to a Side Kick to a Squat Jump<p>These are great for shaping and toning your outer thighs, hamstrings, and butt. Start with your feet shoulder-width distance apart <b>(A)</b>. Lift your right leg from the knee and move it in a circular roundhouse <b>(B)</b>. Land out to the side, feet wider …

5 Workout Mistakes That Prevent Weight Loss

<b>You Skip Breakfast Before Morning Workouts</b><br>Many women work out on an empty stomach to save calories or to prevent digestive upset. But as it happens, it's one of the worst things you can do. That's because eating first thing in the morning not only boosts your metabolism, but it also gives you …

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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